Trailer Washout Service Chicago

With new requirements for trailer washouts, it’s important to make sure you have a convenient way to get the job done, quickly and efficiently. Being able to get high-quality, timely trailer washouts for your semi-truck helps ensure you won’t face significant delays on picking up new loads. Learn more about this type of service, offered by TKX Transport Refrigeration throughout the Chicago area.

About Trailer Washouts

Trailer washouts refer to having the inside of a semi-truck trailer cleaned. This isn’t the same service as a trailer wash or truck wash, which refers to having the outside of a truck or trailer cleaned. Trailer washouts are normally recommended at least once a week or more often as needed. But as the country is dealing with increased levels of concern over potential opportunities for the spread of contaminates in the wake of the COVID-19, recent changes now require washouts to be done after every load or haul. These involve thoroughly cleaning the inside areas of a semi-truck trailer with hot water to prevent contamination and lower the risk of other problems.

Reasons to Get a Trailer Washout

Semi-truck trailers that haul food, medicinal products or other refrigerated products should be kept as clean as possible to protect against the spread of diseases and other sources of contamination. Some of the main problems that trailer washouts help prevent include pest infestations, mold and mildew growth, and the spread of salmonella and other food-borne illnesses. Trailer washouts also help reduce the risk of cross-contamination.

Trailer washouts also provide a way to keep your transport business running smoothly. Having trailer washouts done after every load can lower the risk of having shipments rejected due to contamination. Being able to show that you have had a trailer washout done means you’ll also be able to pick up a new haul or load without being delayed, so that you can make deliveries on time.

What We Offer

At TKX Transport Refrigeration, we offer dependable, high-quality trailer washouts for semi-trucks.

  • We use a pressure washer with hot water to clean the inside of the trailer in order to meet current guidelines and help keep food or other products as safe as possible from contamination.
  • Although soap isn’t necessary for these washouts, we do offer it at an extra cost.
  • When our experts are done with trailer washouts, we offer a receipt showing the date and time of service.
  • You can use this timestamped receipt as proof that you have had a trailer washout completed.
  • This allows you to pick up your next load without any delays.


If you need more information or to book trailer washout service in the Chicago area, please contact TKX Transport Refrigeration today.


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The crew at TKX are great to work with. I needed emergency repair and they were there for me in the middle of the night.
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